BRAIDWOOD—Carroll E. Simpson, 77, of Braidwood, passed away at Amita Health St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. He was born Feb. 13, 1942 in Fairfield, IL.
Carroll was a proud member of Pipefitters Local 597 Union for over 45 years. After retirement he enjoyed his tractors, tractor shows and auctions. Carroll loved his family and his dog, Maggie.
Surviving are his loving wife of 45 years, Paula J. Simpson (Thomas); his children: Vickie Wiekert, of Morris; Kevin (Kris) Simpson, of Coal City and Shaun Simpson, of Coal City; grandchildren: Bryan Wiekert, Shane Wiekert and Morgan Wiekert; great-grandchildren; brothers: Harlan Simpson and Richard (Barb) Simpson, all of Fairfield; Lowell Dean (Deborah) Simpson, of Mt. Vernon, IL and sister, Janet Shelton, of Fairfield and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Edwin and Loreen Simpson; his brother-in-law, Roy Shelton and his great-niece, Sarah.
Cremation rights have been accorded as per Carrol’s wishes.
The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and condolences.
In lieu of flowers, donations to a favorite charity in Carroll’s name would be appreciated.
A celebration of life will take place at a future time. Family and friends will be contacted.